People in the Humanities Council

Directors and Chairs

Leora Batnitzky

Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies; Professor of Religion; Director, Program in Judaic Studies

Charles Beitz

Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics; Professor of Politics; Director, Program in Political Philosophy

Aisha Beliso-De Jesús

Professor of American Studies; Director, Programs in American Studies, Asian American Studies, and Latino Studies

Wallace Best

Hughes-Rogers Professor of Religion and African American Studies; Director, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Emmanuel Bourbouhakis

Associate Professor of Classics and the Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies; Acting Director, Program in the Ancient World

Michael Cadden

University Lecturer, Theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts; Interim Chair, Lewis Center for the Arts

Andrew Cole

Director, Gauss Seminars in Criticism; Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature; Professor of English

Beatriz Colomina

Howard Crosby Butler Professor of the History of Architecture; Professor of Architecture; Co-Director, Program in Media and Modernity

Benjamin Conisbee Baer

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Director, Program in South Asian Studies

Jeff Dolven

Director, Behrman Undergraduate Society of Fellows; Professor of English

Adam Elga

Professor of Philosophy; Director, Program in Linguistics

Karen Emmerich

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Director, Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication

Devin Fore

Professor of German; Chair, Department of German; Chair, Committee for Film Studies; Co-Director, Program in Media and Modernity

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

Professor of Near Eastern Studies; Chair, Department of Near Eastern Studies; Director, Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies

Michael Gordin

Director, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts; Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History; Professor of History

Wendy Heller

Scheide Professor of Music History; Professor of Music; Chair, Department of Music; Director, Program in Italian Studies

Beatrice E. Kitzinger

Associate Professor of Art and Archaeology; Acting Director, Program in Medieval Studies; Harold Willis Dodds University Preceptor

Stephen Kotkin

John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs; Co-Director, Program in History and the Practice of Diplomacy; Director, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies; Director, Fung Global Fellows Program.

Melissa Lane

Class of 1943 Professor of Politics; Director, The University Center for Human Values

Meredith A. Martin

Director, The Center for Digital Humanities; Associate Professor of English

Simon Morrison

Director, Fund for Canadian Studies; Professor of Music and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Paul Muldoon

Howard G.B. Clark '21 University Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Creative Writing in the Lewis Center for the Arts; Director, Princeton Atelier; Co-Chair, Fund for Irish Studies

Gabriela Nouzeilles

Director, Program in Latin American Studies; Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish; Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Chika Okeke-Agulu

Professor of Art and Archaeology and African American Studies; Director, Program in African Studies

Ekaterina Pravilova

Rosengarten Chair of Modern and Contemporary History; Professor of History; Acting Director, Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

James Rankin

University Lecturer, German; Director, Center for Language Study

Helmut Reimitz

Director, Program in Medieval Studies; Steering Committee, Comparative Antiquity Initiative; Professor of History

Effie Rentzou

Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; Director, Program in European Cultural Studies; Professor of French and Italian

Michael Reynolds

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies; Director, Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Marina Rustow

Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East; Professor of Near Eastern Studies and History; Director, Program in Near Eastern Studies

Esther Schor, Chair

Leonard L. Milberg '53 Professor of American Jewish Studies; Professor of English; Chair, Council of the Humanities; Director, Stewart Seminars in Religion; Director, Program in Humanistic Studies

Nigel Smith

Chair, Committee on Renaissance and Early Modern Studies; William and Annie S. Paton Foundation Professor of Ancient and Modern Literature; Professor of English

Joe Stephens

Director, Program in Journalism; Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence

Jack Tannous

Associate Professor of History and Hellenic Studies; Chair, Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity; Director, Program in Hellenic Studies

Stephen Teiser

Director, Program in East Asian Studies; D. T. Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies; Professor of Religion

Christy Wampole

Director, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities; Associate Professor of French and Italian

Carolyn Yerkes

Associate Professor of Art and Archaeology; Acting Chair, Committee on Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

Humanities Council Logo
Italian Studies Logo
American Studies Logo
Humanistic Studies Logo
Ancient World Logo
Canadian Studies Logo
ESC Logo
Journalism Logo
Linguistics Logo
Medieval Studies Logo
Renaissance Logo
Film Studies Logo